How do deal with your period midair? Latvian blogger Cynthia Stalde writes about staying comfortable during a long flight when you’re menstruating. (…)
Menstrual awareness is growing. Last year, 350 events were organised for MH Day, in 54 different countries. Here, we put the spotlights on a couple of initiatives that aim to break down period barriers in their own way, all year round. (…)
Do female hormones have an effect on cardiac symptoms? The answers to these questions are still unknown. And that’s why the Erasmus Medical Centre has set up The Cycle Study. (…)
During Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) on May 28 all over the world awareness is raised about the challenges women face during their menstruation. This year is the fifth edition. (..)
The best jokes are wrong jokes. See for yourself on The Wrong Jokes.
The statement that primates and humans are the only mammals who menstruate is only partly true. Also bats and elephant shrews get their periods. (…)
‘My mother gave me the option of using tampons, but it was like trying to push a carrot in my nose.’ – Indian blogger Rimli Bhattacharya looks back on her first acquaintances with Agony Aunt Flo. (…)
Help to set the score on periods in the great outdoors. Take part in a special survey to find out whether menstruation is a barrier for participating in adventurous activities. (..)
On April 1 (also April Fools’ Day and Easter) we celebrate three years of Period! Magazine in an English edition. The perfect moment to put the spotlights on our long list of contributors. (…)
We have warned you. Do not wear white yoga pants when you are on your period! This cartoon on Memecenter explains why.
‘If there is a river, braver than this, coming and coming in a surge, of passion, of pain if there is.’ An ode to menstruation, by Lucille Clifton. To celebrate #WorldPoetryDay.
Following the worldwide release of the movie PadMan, Indian blogger Sonia Chatterjee shares her personal journey about menstruation and cramps. (…)
Let’s listen to our bodies as they will naturally regulate with the greater cycles of nature. Kate Bavister writes about a call for mitigating matters of menstruation and changing the language. (…)
Not all creations made by Dutch fashion artist Agnes van Dijk are very wearable. This AllDayPearlDress for example, which is made of pearls and –uhm- panty liners.
Do you have a question about menstruation? Email the editorial team! (…)
Giving chocolate for Valentine’s Day is such a cliché. Unless… you choose for chocolate with a secret weapon. Menstrual chocolate so to say. (…)
What if the birth control pill suppresses a whole lot more than just your periods? Taq Bhandal writes about how going off the pill saved her sex drive and explains the advantages of natural fertility awareness methods. (…)
Menstruation is something completely natural. Get over it. That, in a nutshell, is the philosophy of the feminist label Creepy Gals. (…)
After discovering his wife couldn’t afford to buy sanitary pads, Indian entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham developed low cost pads. Now his story is being made into a movie.
If you look at the hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle, it’s perfectly understandable that we feel slightly different from time to time. (…)